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Old 06-10-2018, 06:10 PM   #721
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Fine by me.

Is it safe to assume this is one-and-done as far as potential other figures in this scale are concerned? I'd like to own a Shredder and Foot Clan (and every single other cast member, pfft!) in this scale and I'd just hold out for those if they could become available. Don't wanna kid myself because they didn't even have to make the turtles in the first place.
Not nessicarly they are making Shredder and Foot in 1/4. That's an 90% guarantee that they will be scaled down to 7 inch at an later date. Since with the TMNT license if its an con exclusive they really don't have any limits on what they can and can't make. But they'll likely make Shredder and Foot in 7 inch because they know that would be another sell out seller. At least they are allow to do both scales unlike DC and Marvel. FN Mattel.
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Old 06-10-2018, 07:29 PM   #722
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I mean, it's a great looking set, but... how has the game changed?
If this is the beginning of a 7" scaled movie series, and I sincerely hope that's exactly what it is (with Shredder and Foot and who knows what else to follow), then that's pretty game-changing.

I've been in this "game" since the first ninja turtles toys, and we've never seen something that nails it like this does. Movie Star figures were beyond disappointing. NECA's 1:4 scale are awesome, but impractical for many collectors. I only jumped in because I thought we'd never get these.

Just because it doesn't scratch someone's particular itch, doesn't mean this isn't a milestone in Ninja Turtle toy history.
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Old 06-10-2018, 09:28 PM   #723
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I mean, it's a great looking set, but... how has the game changed?
The game is now 1-minute sellouts. The game is to beat shipping load times and credit card information timeouts. The game is to defeat the scalpers. The odds are not in our favor.

I haven't played a game this frustrating since TMNT1 on the PC. Curse that sewer jump!
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Old 06-10-2018, 09:56 PM   #724
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The game is now 1-minute sellouts. The game is to beat shipping load times and credit card information timeouts. The game is to defeat the scalpers. The odds are not in our favor.

I haven't played a game this frustrating since TMNT1 on the PC. Curse that sewer jump!
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Old 06-10-2018, 10:47 PM   #725
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/SDCC-2018-E...wAAOSwXSJbHLsY

dioramas only are starting to show up but 200 is ridiculous
I know, this person is scum. It also is advertised as new and unopened, how is that supposed to work?
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Old 06-11-2018, 03:57 AM   #726
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I know, this person is scum. It also is advertised as new and unopened, how is that supposed to work?
I think the dio comes in a separate box
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Old 06-11-2018, 09:58 AM   #727
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While i'm incredibly happy to have secured a set this year (was tough lol), last year's set was stronger, at least for my taste. And more ambitious. It had more new stuff, not just 1/4 figures scaled down.

Looking forward to seeing what they show next year that's for sure!

And REALLY looking forward to the day when NECA can mange to release more TMNT stuff that isn't convention exclusive. Please, please let it happen someday soon.

(I really want a NECA Splinter okay?)

From a technical standpoint not much that was offered was actually "new" in last years set. The turtles themselves were repainted arcade turtles and the bad guys were retooled from the Mirage/arcade sets as well. So the only new pieces we got in last years set is Krang, his bubble walker, shredder's can of mutagen, the blaster rifles, the turtle comms, shredder's comm unit, the grappling hook, raphael's sai and finally the collectors case. Everything else is reuse.
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I was able to buy this figure from Lunar Toys. They ended up getting a few more of the Special editions in stock so I grabbed one. So I'm no longer in the market for a First Gokin NT-01
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Congrats! Did you get the special edition with the chrome parts, or just the standard version?
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Says right there he got the special edition, mane.
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Old 06-11-2018, 10:12 AM   #728
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There was also the new accurate Foot Solider heads and arms, which really did make them almost new figures by comparison.
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Old 06-11-2018, 10:21 AM   #729
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Did I read correctly that we have seen cases of these Neca exclusives popping up on sites like Big Bad Toy Store?

Anyone care to comment on how common this has been or have a guess at when it could happen?

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Old 06-11-2018, 10:46 AM   #730
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I think the dio comes in a separate box
It does indeed
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Old 06-11-2018, 11:43 AM   #731
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Out of curiosity has NECA ever stated how many sets they put up for pre sale each day and also how many sets they will be taking to the con? I'm guessing the total 5000 pieces might be split something like 2000 for pre sales and 3000 for the con? Just a guess have no idea really...
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Old 06-11-2018, 01:43 PM   #732
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From a technical standpoint not much that was offered was actually "new" in last years set. The turtles themselves were repainted arcade turtles and the bad guys were retooled from the Mirage/arcade sets as well. So the only new pieces we got in last years set is Krang, his bubble walker, shredder's can of mutagen, the blaster rifles, the turtle comms, shredder's comm unit, the grappling hook, raphael's sai and finally the collectors case. Everything else is reuse.
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There was also the new accurate Foot Solider heads and arms, which really did make them almost new figures by comparison.
Shredder also had a new head, extra open hands,a new torso and a shirt piece
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Old 06-11-2018, 01:48 PM   #733
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Did I read correctly that we have seen cases of these Neca exclusives popping up on sites like Big Bad Toy Store?

Anyone care to comment on how common this has been or have a guess at when it could happen?

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i have seen the 30th anniversary set on BBTS and popcultcha.com but that was it

i have seen the arcade set on places like alibaba.com

IDK if we will see the movie set
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Old 06-11-2018, 01:55 PM   #734
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Yeah, BBTS had the 30th 8-pack for $300, hence why I didn't buy it there cause it was going for $270-280 on eBay and I daddled too long of the extra money was worth it to buy it from a proper store
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Old 06-11-2018, 03:05 PM   #735
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i have seen the 30th anniversary set on BBTS and popcultcha.com but that was it

i have seen the arcade set on places like alibaba.com

IDK if we will see the movie set
Hope so. Although I wonder if had something to do with ordering more sets to repair peoples damaged sets.

I thought their license allowed for sale online and in specialty or comic shops. So maybe that is what BBTS and popcultcha.com are considered.
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Old 06-11-2018, 06:28 PM   #736
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Man there are so many sets on ebay it kind of sickens me.
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Old 06-11-2018, 06:46 PM   #737
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Man there are so many sets on ebay it kind of sickens me.
There's only about a hundred of them and an additional 225 have been sold. Out of a potential 3,500 units that were sold this past week I'd say that is a fairly narrow margin. Only roughly 10% or so.
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I was able to buy this figure from Lunar Toys. They ended up getting a few more of the Special editions in stock so I grabbed one. So I'm no longer in the market for a First Gokin NT-01
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Congrats! Did you get the special edition with the chrome parts, or just the standard version?
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Says right there he got the special edition, mane.
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Old 06-11-2018, 07:07 PM   #738
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Hope so. Although I wonder if had something to do with ordering more sets to repair peoples damaged sets.

I thought their license allowed for sale online and in specialty or comic shops. So maybe that is what BBTS and popcultcha.com are considered.
I doubt it. I bet some of the employees bought multiple set to sell on the sites. I think if they were licensed to sell they wouldn't have been such a markup. BBTS sold for over 300

Plus I think they only had 1 or 2 to sell
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Old 06-11-2018, 07:08 PM   #739
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Man there are so many sets on ebay it kind of sickens me.
I'm surprised nobody is talking about the 900 set that already sold 9 times SMH
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Old 06-11-2018, 07:09 PM   #740
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Man there are so many sets on ebay it kind of sickens me.
It is sickening but more sickening that I'll have to give one of those scalpers my business if I want a set. This is so annoying.
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